Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
you know the california cases is moving ahead. i think we're doing to see that this -- become a national issue very soon as more states approve it. >> national issue, national law. how does president obama feel about this being the law of the land now that he's been re- elected? would he be a supporter of that? >> so president obama's position has been and he's evolved on the issue he says. but he still said he believes it's something that should be left up to the states. he hasn't by any means endorsed a national approval of gay marriage and it will be interesting to see if he evolves further in the next four years. >> kate shepherd with "mother jones" magazine. thank you for being here with us. >> thanks. >>> we'll have more coverage of the election results coming up plus a look at some of the spontaneous local raucous celebrations that turned out when obama supporters learned he won re-election. we'll be right back. >>> 5:56 on this wednesday morning. . the temperatures in the low 30s and 40s. we've already had reports of sprinkles in far southern maryland and the northern
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
from the sprinkler system. >>> now a dramatics rescue in northern california after a boat carrying seven people capsized. it happened in the choppy cold waters of tamales bay. two children were also freed after crews cut open the hull of the 25-foot boat. investigators say at least five of the people were not wearing life jackets but no one was seriously hurt. >>> well, still ahead, who has the most at stake this election day? we continue our analysis with a look at those on medicaid and folks with pre-existing medical conditions who have no insurance. >>> all of us americans have a lot of stake in the election but there are certain groups who will be profoundly affected by the policies of the next commander-in-chief. >> they include the defense employees, wealthy americans, medicaid recipients, government workers and people with pre- existing medical conditions who currently lack health insurance of their own. right now let's talk about what's at stake for those on medicaid in this election. the president's affordable care act greatly expands who's eligible for medicaid coverage.
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
vote you would have mitt romney campaigning in orange county, california, barack obama going to austin, texas at least it would be more -- they would be going more parts of the country. >> nicely done. thank you. >> thank you gayle. norah, thank you for joining us from washington. we look forward to seeing you back here. that does it for us. up next is your local news. we will see you tomorrow on cbs "this morning." more political news and we continue to follow the fallout from hurricane sandy. see you tomorrow.
Nov 6, 2012 7:30pm EST
hispanic vote, about 11% this time out and you see an influx of younger people and people from california who have come here and they have changed the complexion of this state. it's now a very purple state. a third democratic, a third republican and this county where i am a third independent. we're here in arapaho which is south of denver, one of the swingiest of the swing counties. you can see behind me they're counting ballots. they're counting ballots that have already been mailed in. that's the numbers we're working on now. this is a big mail in early vote, early state here in arapaho, county. about 68% people mailed in before voting started today. now this is a state that was concerned about voting problems but it didn't turn out that way. because so many people voted early, the polling places were able to handle people who showed up. one area where they had a 90 minute, two hour wait and they said to people look if you change precincts you can go next door and you can vote in five minutes. that said, now this state is really beginning to count the votes that were cast today. about a